CPTF Response to Senate Health bill -

Jack Mitchell, Director of Health Policy, on behalf of Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund July 14, 2017 The Senate’s revised health bill was revealed on July 13, 2017. Unfortunately, the revised Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 will result in much worse, not better, health care for Americans than our current healthcare program. Tell me […]

Testimony at FDA Advisory Committee Oncology Meeting on Mylotarg (“GO”) -

July 12, 2017. Given the research design, only one pivotal study, the lack of U.S. patients, and a less than convincing literature review, the data do not support sufficient support for approval. The studies, in our view, do not provide strong evidence that GO is effective and there are still continuing safety concerns.

Medical Researchers Thankful for $2 Billion NIH Funding Increase -

Modern Healthcare, May 1, 2017. “If you really want to make the most of medical funding, for NIH or for anybody else, it needs to be a steady stream of funds,” NCHR President said. “The problem is, what about next year? These are not one-year grants.”